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Cleared goods yard at Leicester

Cleared goods yard at Leicester

L1361. Cleared goods yard, Leicester, circa 1896. The photograph provides a fine illustration of the large amount of property and land which the Rail company had to buy before construction could begin. The contractor responsible for building this section of the London Extension (Contract No.2 Leake to Aylestone) was Henry Lovatt of Wolverhampton.
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Newton, S. W. A.
Datecreation - circa 1896
TypePhotographs - 
Photographic prints - black and white
Formatdimension.H - 118mm
dimension.W - 161mm
IdentifierNewton - E 6/1
SourceS. W. A. Newton Collection - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
LanguageEN
Relationpart of - S. W. A. Newton Collection
copy of - glass plate negative
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - Leicester, Leicestershire (O.S. Ref: 457900 303800)
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
period - circa 1896
RightsLeicestershire County Council